THE SHIFT TO DIGITAL, why NASCAR choose Motorola

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NASCAR officials have enthusiastically embraced MOTOTRBO, and they applaud the benefits it has brought to the NASCAR experience. Smooth Management of Communications Traffic MOTOTRBO does a super job for us, according to Kerry Tharp, Director of Communications, NASCAR. You have to communicate pre-race, during the race, and most importantly for us, post-race because when the race is over, thats when our media operation kicks in for us full-bore. We bring in our top three drivers for interviews; we bring in our winning driver to the victory lane, and we also check in on the garage to make sure that post-race is going along as it should. We have to make sure were communicating quickly and concisely. Through MOTOTRBO, were able to do our jobs a whole lot better than we have in the past.

A Clear Road for Communications Digital provided a measurable improvement over NASCARs old system, which sometimes had a slower response time. MOTOTRBO has taken NASCAR to a whole new level. Steve Lowery, Chief Scorer, NASCAR, explains, With the old system, there was a lot of interference. Sometimes you couldnt hear at all because of static. With MOTOTRBO, its much clearer.

Consistency and Reliability
Youd Expect from a Winner According to David Hoots, Managing Event Director, NASCAR, one of the most important benefits is extended battery life because some of our days are extremely long. We have to be able to communicate consistently and reliably. MOTOTRBO has done a super job for us. Hoots adds that MOTOTRBO is the first step toward an even more comprehensive communications system: We took the opportunity to start with a very solid foundation and we will grow with the capabilities the Radios offer. With a digital system, were going to reap the benefits for years to come. With the old system, there was a lot of interference. Sometimes you couldnt hear at all because of static. Now, with MOTOTRBO, its much clearer.

Robust Enough for the Toughest Environments The NASCAR study, Hoots recalls, determined that the organization needed one clear and uninterrupted communication system, and because we move from venue to venue, were faced with a big challenge. The robust, durable and adaptable MOTOTRBO system was able to move from location to location over 56 events every year, almost every month of the year for quick deployment and certain performance. Reliability, says Hoots, is of utmost importance. We cannot have a product that is going to fail. We must have the most robust system possible, so MOTOTRBO is the right system for us. According to Michael Helton, President, NASCAR, Fans have become interested in the entertainment aspect of listening in, so we still want an analogue system going out for fans who still use analog radios. The ability of MOTOTRBO to support digital and analogue communications made it the perfect selection for
this blended environment that had to accommodate fans in the stands who want to scan for instant updates using older analog radios.

Twice the Capacity
MOTOTRBO is able to manage large numbers of radios by utilizing TDMA time division multiple
access which divides the channel into time slots for greater spectrum efficiency. TDMA enables each single repeater to do the work of two repeaters for enhanced call management with private, group, and system-wide calling capability. Digital Means Clarity MOTOTRBO supports audio quality with digital clarity and noise-canceling technology so that everyone is able to connect with one another and communicate more efficiently. MOTOTRBO radios contain a digital signal processor (DSP) that fine-tunes the audio. When a user connects an IMPRES intelligent audio accessory to a MOTOTRBO radio, the accessory provides the radios DSP with a unique set of audio parameters to shape the microphone and speaker frequency responses, ensuring the maximum clarity, volume, and intelligibility of each communication. Fans have become interested in the entertainment aspect of listening in, so we still want an analog system going out for fans who still use analog radios.

Batteries Go Farther on a Single Charge MOTOTRBO is able to maintain consistent, reliable communications. All digital radios provide improved battery life, and because TDMA digital systems
utilize batteries more efficiently, users have received up to 18 hours of operation after quick-charging a standard nickel metal hydride battery. Talk-time is now extended and personnel spend less time returning to base to recharge their radios or pick up fresh batteries.

Robust Enough to Take on the Road
One key advantage of MOTOTRBO is that its designed to be packed up, moved to a new location and set up, only to be taken down days later and moved again. To withstand that kind of constant use, a radio has to be strong, and MOTOTRBO has proven to be very strong, robust, and durable.

Source – http://www.motorolasolutions.com/web/Business/Product%20Lines/MOTOTrbo/_Documents/Case_Studies/Static_Files/Events_Nascar_car_racing.pdf

The Two way radio, Its Variants and Their Uses

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The best and most economic alternative to mobile or cell phone is Walkie Talkie. It is because, neither one has to worry about getting connectivity with a tower, nor has to pay the exorbitant charges while using it outside the registered state.

A walkie talkie is a safety measure that is useful when one has to be connected with people within a scope, depending upon the walikie talkie’s capacity. This piece, which is so handy that it can be carried anywhere, can help people be in touch with persons they wish to contact, irrespective of their whereabouts. The walkie talkie is a safety measure, or can be useful to a group working in different locations and have to communicate with others in the team. This two Way Radio is available in many varieties like “FRS/ GMRS, GPS”.

The limits of the area covered by the walkie talkie could be from two to ten miles depending on the model and the height of the aerials used. The handset works better in open areas where the where there are no obstructions. Another variety is a portable radio. This is a small sized radio set working on a ‘transistor circuit.’ This variety of radio is mainly used as an audio entertainer.

In place of using a lot of radios and other connecters, it is better to use a repeater to extend the reception range to a wider area. The reception may increase to multiple of hundreds of miles. These may be used to send various types of alerts. Moreover the use of repeaters costs less than the other network alternatives. These attachments may be used in areas that may create hurdles in sending the alerts.

The repeaters are available in wired or without wire types. An application of this kit may be seen as a network of computers to share the information or the net. In a Hub, one can find a lot of connections using repeaters and computer network.

The other types of walkie talkies are the police radio, which is used by the police force. These handsets are used by a police officer to connect with the others in the department and to maintain peace. The other variant of the radio is the marine radio, which is used by the radio officers in a ship. This is found with the commercial ship mates or the naval officer’s. Both use it to send alerts to the other ships at sail or the ground office for instructions.

The last and most important in this series of radio is the PMR solution. PMR stands for the professional mobile radio or private mobile radio. Wherein, with a central point many mobiles can connect. Hence, even today when far advanced radios are available, these models are used by the cabs associations for quick and easy communication.

Effective Communication With Long Range Walkie Talkies

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Two way radios are used for communication purposes. They let a user send as well as receive signals over different channels. These radios find use in variety of applications. These radios use radio waves for communication and these radio waves have different frequencies. Therefore, two way radios operate on different frequencies. These frequencies may differ from one place to another. Also the transmission rate depends upon the frequency that the radio uses. When low frequencies are used, data transmission can take place over a short distance. In case a high frequency is used, data transmission takes place over a larger distance.

Long range Kenwood walkie talkies are a variant of the two way communication radios. These radios are called long range because they operate on a high frequency. These radios are also called HF radios. They use frequencies in short wave bands which range between 3 MHz and 30 MHz, where MHz stands for mega hertz. Hertz is the unit in which frequency is measured. These radios can transmit signals over very long distances. The long range radios can also operate on Very High Frequencies (VHF) and Ultra High Frequencies (UHF). These long range radios can work over a very large distance and can transmit signals very clearly.

The radios can be used for various purposes. They are generally used for communication in airplanes and ships at sea. These radios are very popular in military organizations where they are used for two way communication. These two way radios can even be used in remote locations where cell phones cannot be used because the required infrastructure and frequency is not available.

The radios can even be used for transmitting voice signals very clearly over long distances. For this purpose, these radios are equipped with single side bands. These radios can even transmit digital data from one computer to another. This is the main reason of these radios becoming very popular in the computer industry.

For 2 way radios, very high frequency (VHF) signals are considered better because they have better penetrating powers and can be easily used in any type of terrain. Also very high frequency signals can travel longer distances as compared to ultra high frequencies. These log range Icom walkie talkies can be conveniently used in indoor as well as outdoor applications.

One problem with HF radios is that for the transmission of data over long distances, these radios need very big antennae. This makes it difficult to handle these radios conveniently. When these radios have to be used in vehicles, the big antennae pose a big problem as they cannot fit into the vehicles easily. It is for this reason that long range radios are not considered fit for use in vehicles.

The two way radios operate in a straight line of sight and therefore are not very effective where the terrain is not plain. However, in spite of their few drawbacks, the two way radios have become very popular and are widely used for many applications across the world.

Now, Walkie Talkies to aid SWM

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motorolaAs part of its efforts to improve and streamline solid waste management (SWM) in the city, the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike will soon begin distribution of Motorola walkie talkies to officials handling the service.

According to BBMP Commissioner M Lakshminarayana, walkie-talkie handsets will be used to relay messages on uncleared garbage. When members of the public call the BBMP’s control rooms with complaints on uncleared waste, staff will relay the information to the officials concerned via walkie-talkie.

Interestingly, the plan could cut costs as it does not involve purchase of new equipment. Instead, nearly 300 two-way radios, that are currently used by senior officials or fitted to their service vehicles, will be redistributed to other staff.

Lakshminarayana explained that currently walkie-talkies were provided to staff of the rank of assistant executive engineers and above. “However, the service was not effective as officials were using mobile phones,” he said.

“Now, in order to utilise the service more effectively, we are planning to provide this service only to officials working in SWM such as health inspectors, assistant engineers (including ward engineers) and others,” he said.

Explaining further, Lakshminarayana said Walkie Talkie handsets given to officials working in welfare, roads and other departments will be withdrawn.

“These officials do not require this service,” he said.

He also said because of unnecessary lines, walkie-talkie communication was not effective.

“All these days, walkie-talkie service was hierarchy-based and given to senior officials. But now onwards, it will be an activity-based service,” he added.

The Commissioner said he had asked the joint commissioner (Health), who is in-charge of SWM, to provide a list of officials working in the department.

However, some Councillors are sceptical. A senior councillor from the BJP, who wished to remain anonymous, said “Our officials do not have commitment. If we complain about garbage on the streets to them over phone, they will not make an attempt to clear it.”

“Now, complaints will be conveyed to officials via walkie-talkie from control room staff. How can one expect them to clear the garbage?,” he questioned.

Source – http://newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Now-walkie-talkies-to-aid-SWM/2013/11/22/article1904581.ece

Motorsport Comms with Kenwood Nexedge 2 Way Radio

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Every employer has a duty of care under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, to ensure so far as is reasonably practicable, the health, safety and welfare of all its employees in the workplace and equally that persons not in their employment are “not exposed to risks to their health and safety so far as is reasonably practicable” – with the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act introduced in 2007, the implications for enterprises in the public and private sectors of not taking lone worker protection seriously have escalated.

Walkie Talkies are already widely in use in lone worker applications across chemical and manufacturing plants, utilities, mining, security and transport industries where personnel often cover large, remote areas or operate in hazardous environments.

However, with the increase in flexible working times, care in the community services, home deliveries and reductions in workforces operating from fixed locations, more people than ever are now operating as lone workers, often in situations where they may be exposed to potential accidents and inappropriate or violent behaviour.

While the reliability and quality of any Kenwood two-way radio would prove to be an asset in most lone worker scenarios, the NEXEDGE® range of digital two-way hand portable walkie talkies and mobile in-vehicle two-way radio units offer much more than the ability to transmit voice and data instantly and efficiently.

All models feature Emergency Key and Emergency Call features as standard, while some advanced models additionally offer Lone Worker and an Emergency Advanced Motion Detection Function, which make them ideal for incorporating within a robust health and safety and lone worker policy.

NEXEDGE® Digital Two-way Radios with Lone Worker features include both hand-portable walkie talkies and mobile in-vehicle units.

2 Way Radios in Motorsports

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two Way Radios are already widely in use in lone worker applications across chemical and manufacturing plants, utilities, mining, security and transport industries where personnel often cover large, remote areas or operate in hazardous environments.

However, with the increase in flexible working times, care in the community services, home deliveries and reductions in workforces operating from fixed locations, more people than ever are now operating as lone workers, often in situations where they may be exposed to potential accidents and inappropriate or violent behaviour.

While the reliability and quality of any Kenwood two-way radio would prove to be an asset in most lone worker scenarios, the NEXEDGE® range of digital two-way hand portable walkie talkies and mobile in-vehicle two-way radio units offer much more than the ability to transmit voice and data instantly and efficiently.

All models feature Emergency Key and Emergency Call features as standard, while some advanced models additionally offer Lone Worker and an Emergency Advanced Motion Detection Function, which make them ideal for incorporating within a robust health and safety and lone worker policy.

NEXEDGE® Digital Two-way Radios with Lone Worker features include both hand-portable walkie talkies and mobile in-vehicle units.

The Universal Translator

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Originally conceived by science fiction writer Murray Leinster and utilized in his 1945 novella First Contact, the universal translator is a device that translates any language into a language known to the devices user.

Most people reading this article will be infinitely more familiar with the universal translator as featured in Star Trek and its various incarnations. Star Treks version of the translator is actually an extremely effective plot device, allowing aliens from anywhere in the universe to speak perfect English, even if they have never met a Human being a day in their lives (and thus allowing the writers of Star Trek the freedom to not have to explain why each alien race speaks English so well in every other episode). In reality, alien linguistics would likely be so alien that they could take generations to decipher and even prove to be impossible for Human vocal chords to mimic.

On a more down to earth level, a universal translator would decode any/all languages spoken on earth instantly (or near-instantly), allowing a person speaking Mandarin Chinese to freely converse with a person speaking Hindi with no miscommunications whatsoever.

Why we want it:

Such technology could really benefit the Human race in its quest for world peace.

In much the same way that the Internet has made it harder for various politically motivated factions to create propaganda about those they wish to invade (because now we can simply ask them if the stories are true or not), a universal translator would help people to reach a shared understanding.

Nothing would ever be lost in translation and everything would be clearly and effectively understood.

The downside, of course, is that people would not have to learn another language in order to communicate with other people, this, I feel, really would be a shame, as a cultures views, experiences and legacy are often enshrined in its language, meaning that learning another language really is a window into a larger world with many different points of view.

When can we expect it?

You can see a crap version of this technology if you use Google Translate, but thats only useful if youre decoding simple phrases and words.

Early versions of the universal translator as seen in Star Trek (and other series), do actually exist. American troops in Iraq employed the TRANSTAC program, (which automatically translated Arabic-English), before replacing it with the BOLT program (Broad Operational Language Translation), which serves as the current version of the US army translator.

However, the translator that allows us to freely chat in two distinct languages (and still be understood) has yet to be invented. In my estimation, the technology could one day exist and well probably see its true prototype within the next 50 years, as such an invention will likely become a necessity of business by the mid 21st Century.

If I had to pick someone who was likely to invent it, Id go with Google. It is in their best interests to come up with it first.

Do not forget that scene in Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home where the crew of the Enterprise fly back in time to the mid 1980s and Doc McCoy encounters an elderly Woman who wants kidney dialysis. Exploding in skepticism, the good doctor cries what is this, the dark ages!? before giving the Woman a tablet that rapidly grows her a brand new kidney, much to her delight. That is where we might be within a couple of decades – Star Trek technology. What is cooler than that?

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